Tip of the Spear (USSOCOM, Oct 2023)

MSOC conducts Exercise Raven

United States Special Operations Command (USSOCOM) has posted its October 2023 issue of Tip of the Spear. This publication features a number of interesting and informative articles about U.S. special operations forces that are deployed around the world. Topics are listed below:

  • Providing medical support in East Africa
  • SOCKOR and ROKSWC train together
  • SOCNORTH deploys SOF to Arctic during Operation Polar Dagger
  • Army CA and SEALs host medical civic action program in Philippines
  • NSW interoperates with USS John P. Murtha in Bering Sea
  • NAVSCIATTS assist in establishing Philippines Maritime Training Center
  • USAF gunship trains in Chile
  • The Cognitive Raider of MARSOC
  • Exercise Raven trains up MARSOC units
  • MARSOC conducts jungle training
  • USSOCOM Warrior Care Program – Care Coalition
  • DoD’s Warrior Games Challenge – Invictus Games
  • Foreign intelligence threats to SOF and CI
  • USASOC study on measures to optimize female soldiers

Tip of the Spear, United State Special Operations Command, October 2023, posted on DVIDS, PDF, 40 pages. https://www.dvidshub.net/publication/issues/68407

Photo: U.S. Marines with 1st Battalion, 24th Marine Regiment, Marine Forces Reserve, conduct a direct action raid under the supervision and training of Marine Raiders with Marine Forces Special Operations Command during Exercise Raven, a unit readiness exercise, May 25, 2023. Exercise Raven is a training exercise held to evaluate all aspects of a Marine Special Operations Company prior to a special operations deployment. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Henry Rodriguez)